Award winning local brewery, Harviestoun has been named the official Beer Sponsor of the Stirling Scottish Marathon. 

The Alva based company, who now export their popular brews around the globe is teaming up with the inaugural marathon event to offer runners, and their thirsty support crews, a celebratory tipple when they cross the line.

The event, which will be staged for the first time on Sunday 21 May, is organised by the UK's biggest mass participation events company, Great Run. 6500 runners are expected take on the 26.2-mile course around the historic city. 

Toby Knowles, the Managing Director at Harviestoun said, “We're extremely excited to be partnering up with The Great Run Company as the Official Beer Sponsor of the first ever Stirling Marathon. We've never done a sporting event like this in the local area and we are totally committed to delivering something special. Good luck to all those running on the day, we'll have some brewery fresh world-class beer ready for you at the finish line!”

Nicky Homes, commercial director of the Great Run Company said, “We're delighted to welcome such a fantastic local brand to the Stirling Scottish Marathon celebrations.

“We're sure they will be a welcome sight to those keen to celebrate crossing the finish line.”